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Get ‘Shook Up’ after break

By Shannon Beaumont
December 12, 2011
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The musical “All Shook Up” has its opening night Jan. 18 and is playing through Jan. 21 for $9. The cast has practiced hard on routine and getting their lines perfect, and have made “All Shook Up” a fantastic musical to see. The musical takes place in the ’50s and is inspired by Elvis Presley’s...

Clubs give back for the holiday season

By Erick Yanzon
December 12, 2011
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INTERHIGH Halfway through November, the MTHS annual canned food drive started. The tournament itself was dubbed “Munch Madness” this year, based off of college basketball’s “March Madness.” It is a single-elimination tournament pitting third period classes against one another. Each class...

Veteran’s Day around the corner

By Shannon Beaumont
November 15, 2011
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There have already been three assemblies since the school year started: the Inspirational Speaker Assembly, the Fall Activities Assembly, and the Homecoming Assembly. The Inspirational Speaker Assembly was to inspire students to “be the bigger elephant” and to prevent bullying. The Fall Activities...

Develop opportunities now and for the future

By Abigail Solomon
November 15, 2011
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There are several extracurricular activities to choose from at school, from sports to drama to student government. Though socialization is a key factor in joining activities outside of school, the benefits extend beyond. A survey of over 300 schools by the Minnesota State High School League showed the...

Clubs grow in number and popularity

By Erick Yanzon
November 15, 2011
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Research has shown that students who are involved in extracurricular activities do better in school than those who aren’t. The good news is that there are many different clubs and activities to join and participate at MTHS. For athletics, the first day of winter sports starts on Nov. 14. This includes...

Next step of ‘All Shook Up’

By Shannon Beaumont
November 15, 2011
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Tryouts for the musical “All Shook Up” took place Sept. 13 through Sept. 15. Sept. 13 and 14 were the singing auditions, and Sept. 15 was the dancing auditions. There are 10 lead roles followed by 27 ensemble, bringing a total of 37 that had to be chosen from the nearly 60 who tried out. The roles...

Martin’s original song is on iTunes

By Shannon Beaumont
November 15, 2011
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Three MTHS students in the past few years have had their work become widely known. Ariana Deboo, a 2010 graduate, has been featured for two songs on iTunes. The first song is “Brand New Bike,” the other is “Swisher Sweet Dreams.” Then for his Senior Project, Nick Terry made a mockumentary called...

Summer sessions key for band

By Shannon Beaumont
November 15, 2011
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Over the summer, just as every summer, MTHS instrumental music instructor Darrin Faul busied himself with two weeks of band camp. The first week was open to all band students that reached to about 45 students. The second week was a bit more specific to jazz band students that reached about 30 students. The...

From Cline to Christmas to Beatles

By Shannon Beaumont
November 15, 2011
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Seattle Women’s Chorus (SWC) is coming around again, starting their ninth season on October 1st and 2nd at Benaroya Hall with country music that will be focusing on major female country singers including Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton, Martina McBride, Dixie Chicks, Tammy Wynette Loretta Lynn, and Anne...

Audtions for unique musical ‘All Shook Up’

By Shannon Beaumont
November 15, 2011
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Drama teacher Jeannie Brzovic along with the choir teacher TJ Sullivan have already gone out of their way to pick out a musical of all Elvis Presley songs that have been set up to fit with Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” that will be showing January 18 through January 21 called “All Shook Up.” The...

Bands wow ’em at Jazz Alley finalé

Bands wow ’em at Jazz Alley finalé

By Vince DeMiero
June 21, 2011
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They may have finished with their trademark arrangement of Louis Prima's "Sing, Sing, Sing!" but wow, can Jazz Ensemble I play, play, play! The standing ovation from a near-capacity house at Seattle's famed Jazz Alley was immediate and boisterous as clarinetist Jack Walters finished his cadenza somewhere...

Hot Java Cool Jazz Money raised for local high school music programs; Jazz I wows the crowd

By admin
April 20, 2011
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On Friday, April 15, the Mountlake Terrace Jazz Ensemble one played at the 16th annual Hot Java Cool Jazz event at the Paramount Theater. Every year, the school that sells the most tickets for the event receives a $2,000 incentive on top of the money raised by the tickets they sold. This year...

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